Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Pointed Sallow
Epiglaea apiata (Grote, 1874)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Cuculliinae
Identification: Similar to Sloping Sallow, but smaller with more pointed apex on forewing, am. and pm. lines straighter, st. line more distinct and accented by lighter shading.
Wing Span:
Life History: Can be a pest in Massachusetts and New Jersey.
Flight: late August to November, but mostly October northward.
Caterpillar Hosts: Cranberry
Adult Food:
Range: Nova Scotia and South Carolina, west across Canada, south to Wisconsin.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL